A Father and Mother carrying their kids by a lake
Faith and Family

Dances and Diapers: Reflections on Parenting and Prayer

Aug 11, 2022 Faith and Family
I hold my newborn son; he holds my gaze. As I carry him in my arms, he carries my heart to a new place. I notice every shift of his eyes, every wince, every movement, and all the thoughts he has not yet learned to express.

The Reality of Climate Anxiety

Aug 8, 2022 Faith and Family
There is a wide range of definitions for climate anxiety. The one thing that all of the reports and articles agree upon, though, is that it’s real, and it’s not going away anytime soon. 

Faith and Family for August 7: Faithful Servants

Aug 3, 2022 Faith and Family
This week's Gospel is about preparedness and having our priorities straight.

Faith and Family for July 31: Parable of the Rich Fool

Jul 27, 2022 Faith and Family
This week's Gospel tells the story of the rich man who continues to grown both his harvest and the barns in which he stores it. Jesus reminds him, though, that it could all be lost at any time.

Faith and Family for July 24: The Lord's Prayer

Jul 20, 2022 Faith and Family
In this week's Gospel, Jesus teaches the disciples how to pray, and provides us with the words for the "Our Father."

Stop the Bullying

Jul 14, 2022 Faith and Family
In the past year, I have heard story after story—in the news, from friends and families and even at my own dinner table—about kids being bullied. It’s rampant. It’s everywhere. As we’ve unfortunately witnessed time and time again, it can be deadly. And it needs to stop.

Faith and Family for July 17: Martha and Mary

Jul 13, 2022 Faith and Family
In this week's Gospel, Jesus encourages the anxious and worried Martha to follow the example of Mary and take the time to just sit and listen. What a good lesson for all of us.

Faith and Family for July 10: Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jul 6, 2022 Faith and Family
The well-known story of the Good Samaritan is highlighted in this week's Gospel. It calls each of us to care for others.

Time to Love Yourself

Jul 4, 2022 Faith and Family
Throughout the course of the year, people spend a good deal of money to show those in their lives how much they are loved and cared for. But will we take that idea and turn it toward ourselves? Probably not.